Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River - Chapter 1, Anna and Chapter 2, Kallyhocuses Summary & Analysis

Sidney C. Huntington
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Chapter 1, Anna and Chapter 2, Kallyhocuses Summary and Analysis

Shadows on the Koyukuk is a memoir of Sidney Huntington's life as the son of a white trapper and an Athapaskan Indian mother in rural Alaska. As a child, he learns to live on the land in the Koyukuk River valley. As he grows up, he sees many changes to the lives of Alaskan Natives and becomes a respected public figure in Alaska, a businessman and public servant.

As the book begins, Schilikuk, an Eskimo trader, comes to trade with Sidney Huntington's Athapaskan mother, Anna, the oldest child of a large family. Though the Athapaskans and Eskimos are traditionally enemies, Sidney's grandfather has forged a trading relationship with Schilikuk. Every March, Grandfather loads up goods on a dogsled and meets Schilikuk in the dangerous No Man's Land between the two tribes. Later, Anna...

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